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Status Future consideration
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 11, 2022

forceServer... settings also for node owned Int.Servers

Until now to force https (Test ot Production) or http (unittest) this is done with bar overrides. When organisations change to one or the other they need to do a redeploy of every application. Also, why is this different for SIS and node owned?
Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Sep 13, 2022

    Hi Ben,

    The forceServer properties work also for a node owned integration server.

    If you wish I can open a case for changing the default server.conf.yaml on a node owned server for these options and also create a comment on the documentation if that is a more appropiate route to follow.
    I have to look again into the UserVariables tag.



  • Admin
    Ben Thompson
    Sep 12, 2022

    Hi Jan,

    To clarify, it sounds like what you'd like is for us to document the use of forceServerHTTP, forceServerHTTPS and forceServerHTTPSecurityProfile in the node.server.conf.yaml template, so that those parameters are exposed for node-owned integration servers. On this understanding, I'm moving the status to FutureConsideration ... This should mainly be a testing activity (a quick sniff test suggests you can apply the settings yourself to the node.server.conf.yaml template and they should be picked up when the server is created and started).

  • Guest
    Aug 15, 2022

    Hi Ben,

    I found an other tag that is only available in a SIS and could also be of use in a node owned is. That is the UserVariables tag.


    Jan Fluitsma

  • Guest
    Aug 15, 2022

    Hi Ben,

    It is for the following settings:

    #forceServerHTTP:               false  # Set true to override and force unsecured HTTP on all HTTP/SOAP input nodes deployed in this server. Defaults to false.
    #forceServerHTTPS: false # Set true to override and force secured HTTPS on all HTTP/SOAP input nodes deployed in this server. Defaults to false.
    #forceServerHTTPSecurityProfile: '' # Set a security profile, {<policy project name>}:<security profile basename>, to override and force all HTTP/SOAP transport
    # input nodes deployed in this server to apply the security set in the profile. Default is unset, so flow or node setting applies

    These settings are only available in a stand-alone integration server.

    Pre ACE (node owned integration server) we handle these with overrides for all HTTP/SOAP input nodes, by settings it on the node or not and override useHTTPS to give the desired value. This all depends on the developer settings the desired value and override.
    The forceServer... settings remove the need for the overrides and prevent using undesired values.
    Regards, Jan
  • Admin
    Ben Thompson
    Aug 11, 2022

    Hi Jan, could you possibly please provide some more detail on this idea for enhancement as in its current state it is not going to be easy for us to interpret and assess for viability. Best Regards, Ben